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AUTHOR(S): SpauldingAlbright, N.
TITLE: A review of some lethal herbal and related products commonly used in cancer patients.
YEAR: 1997 CITATION: J Am Dietetic Assoc, 97(Suppl 10), S208-S215 [English]
FDA #: F24096
GRIN #: 403273 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: cat's claw
STANDARD COMMON NAME: cat's claw
FAMILYRubiaceae
LATIN NAMEUncaria tomentosa
STANDARD PLANT NAMEUncaria tomentosa (Willd. ex Schult.) DC.
GRIN #: 41679 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: periwinkle
STANDARD COMMON NAME: greater periwinkle
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEVinca major
STANDARD PLANT NAMEVinca major L.
GRIN #: 41680 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: periwinkle
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lesser periwinkle
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEVinca minor
STANDARD PLANT NAMEVinca minor L.
GRIN #: 41807 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: mistletoe
STANDARD COMMON NAME: European mistletoe
FAMILYSantalaceae
LATIN NAMEViscum album
STANDARD PLANT NAMEViscum album L.
GRIN #: 402661 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yohimbe
STANDARD COMMON NAME: yohimbe
FAMILYRubiaceae
LATIN NAMEPausinystalis yohimba
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beille
GRIN #: 28252 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pokeroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: poke
FAMILYPhytolaccaceae
LATIN NAMEPhytolacca americana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhytolacca americana L.
GRIN #: 28525 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pycnogenol
STANDARD COMMON NAME: maritime pine
FAMILYPinaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPinus pinaster Aiton
GRIN #: 418441 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: jin bu huan
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPolygalaceae
LATIN NAMELycopodium serratum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPolygala chinensis L.
GRIN #: 29841 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: apricot
FAMILYRosaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPrunus armeniaca L.
GRIN #: 33168 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: sassafras
STANDARD COMMON NAME: sassafras
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMESassafras albidum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
GRIN #: 33427 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: scullcap
STANDARD COMMON NAME: skullcap
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEScutellaria lateriflora
STANDARD PLANT NAMEScutellaria lateriflora L.
GRIN #: 316822 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: liferoot
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio aureus
STANDARD PLANT NAMESenecio aureus L.
GRIN #: 33952 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: milk thistle
STANDARD COMMON NAME: milk thistle
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESilybum marianum Gaertn
STANDARD PLANT NAMESilybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
GRIN #: 36020 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: comfrey
STANDARD COMMON NAME: comfrey
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMESymphytum officinale
STANDARD PLANT NAMESymphytum officinale L.
FDA #: F24096
GRIN #: 11823G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pau d'arco
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBignoniaceae
LATIN NAMETabebuia species
STANDARD PLANT NAMETabebuia sp.
GRIN #: 314460 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: germander
STANDARD COMMON NAME: germander
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMETeucrium chamedrys
STANDARD PLANT NAMETeucrium chamaedrys L.
GRIN #: 40789 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: coltsfoot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: coltsfoot
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMETussilago farfara
STANDARD PLANT NAMETussilago farfara L.
FDA #: F24096
GRIN #: 112G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: aconite
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEAconitine species
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAconitum sp.
GRIN #: 1358 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: calamus
STANDARD COMMON NAME: calamus
FAMILYAcoraceae
LATIN NAMEAcorus calamus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAcorus calamus L.
FDA #: F24096
GRIN #: 980G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wolfsbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArnica species
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArnica sp.
GRIN #: 4274 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wormwood
STANDARD COMMON NAME: wormwood
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArtemisia absinthium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArtemisia absinthium L.
GRIN #: 5824 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: huang ch'i
STANDARD COMMON NAME: astragalus
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAstragalus membranaceus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAstragalus membranaceus (Fisch. ex Link) Bunge
GRIN #: 6051 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: deadly nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME: belladonna
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEAtropa belladonna
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAtropa belladonna L.
GRIN #: 7422 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: borage
STANDARD COMMON NAME: borage
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMEBorago officinalis
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBorago officinalis L.
GRIN #: 402531 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: blue cohosh
STANDARD COMMON NAME: blue cohosh
FAMILYBerberidaceae
LATIN NAMECaulophyllum thalictroides
STANDARD PLANT NAMECaulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx.
GRIN #: 11280 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lily-of-the-valley
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lily-of-the-valley
FAMILYRuscaceae
LATIN NAMEConvallaria majalis
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConvallaria majalis L.
GRIN #: 13019 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: broom
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Scotch broom
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMECytisus scoparius
STANDARD PLANT NAMECytisus scoparius (L.) Link
GRIN #: 13323 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: jimsonweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Jimson weed
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura stramonium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDatura stramonium L.
GRIN #: 15236 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: ephedra
STANDARD COMMON NAME: ephedra
FAMILYEphedraceae
LATIN NAMEEphedra sinica
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEphedra sinica Stapf
GRIN #: 17820 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: licorice
STANDARD COMMON NAME: licorice
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEGlycyrrhiza glabra
STANDARD PLANT NAMEGlycyrrhiza glabra L.
GRIN #: 316705 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pennyroyal
STANDARD COMMON NAME: American pennyroyal
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEHedeoma pulegioides
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.
GRIN #: 21509 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: chaparral
STANDARD COMMON NAME: chaparral
FAMILYZygophyllaceae
LATIN NAMELarrea tridentata
STANDARD PLANT NAMELarrea tridentata (DC.) Coville
GRIN #: 22466 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lobelia
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lobelia
FAMILYCampanulaceae
LATIN NAMELobelia inflata
STANDARD PLANT NAMELobelia inflata L.
GRIN #: 23342 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: mandrake
STANDARD COMMON NAME: mandrake
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEMandragora officinarum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMandragora officinarum L.
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